In this book, award-winning educator Cathie West teaches readers how to confidently prepare for and respond to the challenges that come with being a school leader.
Derived from professional experience and extensive research, the strategies can be put to work exactly as described or adapted to fit the unique situations that educators face in their schools.
With more than thirty years of experience as a school principal, West provides tips for teacher leaders striving to expand their skills, brand new administrators looking for guidance, and experienced principals confronting the unfamiliar or looking for fresh problem-solving ideas.
Table of Contents
About the Author
1. Perfecting Problem-Solving Performance
2. Counteracting Workplace Negativity
3. Stopping Staff Misconduct
4. Mastering Emergency Management
5. Breaking Through Success Barriers
6. Derailing Leadership Distress
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Cathie E. West has forty-three years of experience as an educator. She has served as a principal, directed special programs at schools, coordinated curriculum and staff development in school districts, and taught at the college level. In addition to authoring four books, her writing has appeared in popular education publications.